Alan Mulally

Ford Confirms Alan Mulally's Retirement, Mark Fields' Promotion
Ford Confirms Alan Mulally's Retirement, Mark Fields' Promotion

After months of speculation, Ford has finally announced that Alan Mulally will be retiring as president and CEO effective July 1, and that COO Mark Fields will be stepping up to fill his shoes. MUST READ: Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed? This transfer...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Ford's Alan Mulally Could Move To Microsoft: Is This A Good Thing? For Whom?

Microsoft is looking for a new CEO. As longtime head honcho Steve Ballmer prepares to step down, the teetering tech giant has narrowed its list of potential replacements to about five names. On that list: Ford CEO Alan Mulally. Let's put aside the question of whether Mulally would actually take the...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XLT
Ford's CEO, Alan Mulally, Delivers F-150 To Customer

It isn’t easy being a CEO for a major automaker. You’ve got the board of directors to answer to, you’re in meetings all day long and your daily e-mail volume probably rivals that of a small city in the Midwest. To top it off, you have to be careful of the commitments you make...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Ford Wins Big In 2011 Edison Awards

Ford Motor Company won the lion’s share of automotive-related categories in the 2011 Edison Awards presented April 6 in New York City. The Dearborn, Michigan automaker took home three gold and one silver awards in the 2011 Best New Product Awards and 2011 Achievement Award for company...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus ST
Alan Mulally: Lincoln Is Going Global

Ford Motor Company and its CEO Alan Mulally have had plenty of news to share with the folks at the 2010 Paris Auto Show. The biggest attention-getter so far may have been the unveiling of the stunning 2012 Ford Focus ST, but Mulally himself is causing a stir with his talk of broadening Lincoln's...Read More»

Alan Mulally and Bill Ford Jr.
Bill Ford Jr. Finally Gets Paid After Five Years

When Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. said he would work for free until the company was profitable, he really meant it. In fact, since 2005 he has foregone his salary and bonus payments, which are estimated to be worth somewhere in excess of $25-$33 million. However, following Ford’s...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
Ford Beats Estimates, Posts A $2.7 Billion Profit For 2009

Not so very long ago, CEO Alan Mulally said that Ford wouldn't be "solidly profitable" until 2011, but investors will be happy to learn that the company just posted a profit from the fourth quarter of 2009 and a net gain for all of last year. Last January, Ford put down a $5.9 billion loss for Q4...Read More»

MyFord Touch
Pandora, Stitcher First Of Many Voice-Driven Ford MyTouch Apps

Mobile apps for Pandora and Stitcher, specially developed for in-car use, will be among the first to be supplied to users of Ford's all-new MyFord Touch system, Ford announced today at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Ford says that its appropriate that these two will be among the...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-5
GM On The Fast Track: Saab Sold Or Shuttered By December 31

When the Saab sale to Koenigsegg fell through last week, a variety of sources lay the blame at GM's feet -- specifically, the way those feet were dragging. That same snail's pace approach to business may be partly responsible for Fritz Henderson's abrupt dismissal yesterday. But if a new statement...Read More»

2010 Ford Taurus
2010 Ford Taurus Named Official Car Of CES

One of the world’s biggest consumer electronics trade shows, the 2010 International CES, is just a couple of months away and in its lead up, organizers have named the 2010 Ford Taurus the official car of the event. As the official car of CES, the Ford Taurus will be featured prominently with...Read More»

2009 Ford Ka
Ford CEO Rules Out Ka And Ranger For U.S.

For many years Ford’s sales performance in the United States has been linked closely with its top-selling pickup truck and SUV lines, but with demand for such vehicles continuing to slide the Blue Oval has acknowledged that its future lineup will have to feature much more small cars...Read More»

Euro-spec 2011 Ford Fiesta in New York City
North America To Become New Export Base For Ford

Ford’s new Fiesta sub-compact is about to go on sale across the country and just around the corner is a new global Focus. Both of these European designed cars will be manufactured in North America for the first time and there is much more to come, including exporting these locally built...Read More»

Ford Figo
Ford Profitable By 2011; Launches New Facility In China

Despite the general unpleasantness that's plagued the auto industry for over a year, Ford is doing comparatively well these days. In fact, given the gradually rebounding global economy and Ford's new strategic alliances in Asia, CEO Alan Mulally feels fairly optimistic about the next two years...Read More»

Jamie Lee Curtis is one of a select few chosen to lease a Honda FCX Clarity.
Off-The-Cuff Endorsements From Schwarzenegger or Obama? Priceless.

Just a week apart, two high-profile leaders put restraint aside and showed allegiances to particular automakers—in this case, Honda and Ford—for their green-car efforts. This past Wednesday, as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke at a Shell station in Los Angeles, just after the...Read More»

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